Tattoo Design

Posted by on Jun 17, 2016

Tattoo Design

Since I started illustrating and because I believe I have a distinct style of drawing, I frequently get asked to design tattoos for people. This is something I am hugely passionate about as I have an ambition of one day learning to tattoo myself. Here are a selection of my tattoo designs. Please get in touch if you’d like to discuss a tattoo design. Please bear in mind my style of drawing, this is what I am confident illustrating. Whilst I could attempt to do something of a different genre/style, this will take longer and you may be better contacting another artist who’s skills lie in that field. I charge £20 per hour for tattoo designs. £20 deposit paid when order is placed, and the rest on completion. I can recommend tattoo artists who have experience in my artwork/who I am confident can do the artwork justice. Bespoke Design Bespoke Design Bespoke Design Bespoke Design Bespoke Design Bespoke...

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Pin Up Portraits

Posted by on Jun 17, 2016

Pin Up Portraits

This all began in 2009 when I was asked to design a pin up of a mans wife for a potential tattoo… The tattoo actually never happened but the illustration style and concept caught on and became really popular. Over the course of 5 or so years I have been asked to create these for anniversary gifts, birthday treats, & Christmas presents, I have also done them for brides, as thank you’s for being a bridesmaids, and valentines cards/gifts and even as a wedding gift. I charge £50 for a single portrait. £75-£100 for a double portrait (depending on detail/time spent) Finished illustrations are hand-drawn first, then digitally coloured, before being printed on A4 card. I can also send a digital version. Themes, words, outfits and colour-ways can all be requested. To do the illustration I require some high quality digital photos of the model and examples of pose/style/detailed requests etc are also useful. Please contact me for more info. Here is a selection of Pin Up...

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Archive: Jewellery Commission

Posted by on Jun 17, 2016

Archive: Jewellery Commission

I am in the process of streamlining my website and have made the decision to archive lots of old projects and services to my blog. In this post I will be talking about when jewellery used to be a huge part of Mia Mai. When I launched Mia Mai I started making unique jewellery pieces by hand using reclaimed components and vintage finds to get some cash coming in. Early pieces were an eclectic blend of beads, charms and chains meaning each piece was as individual as the customer. As all components are either handcrafted or found; those buying Mia Mai jewellery would be safe in the knowledge that they were wearing a true original. Over the years it’s become something I do less and less. In 2013 I launched the last Mia Mai jewellery range: a selection of waxed cord and natural stone festival jewellery for the 2013 Victorious Festival. Previously I had also been commissioned to create unusual jewellery items for a specific project or occasion. In 2009 London based photographer Rose Lien made contact enquiring about some jewellery for a shoot inspired by the story of Adam and Eve. I designed and made the jewellery for the following shoot. Photographer: Rose Lien Jewellery: Mia Mai Make Up: Joanne Liu SFX Make Up: Kimi Hair Styling: Eva Nori Models: Margereta & Jamie B T Williams....

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